Originally posted on this date:November 16, 2021 @ 8:13 am
Are you the type that loves watching lions via a TV or in Zoos, and now you are searching for a proper name for them? Well, you are on the right track because you found this page.
What will you be getting on this page? You might be wondering! You will see some name ideas on this page, ranging from names given to characters in one of the most popular movies ever, “Lion King,” to names you can call male, female, baby lions.
You will also see African, Swahili, and Japanese names you could call a lion and their meanings.
Now, without further ado, let’s get to the nitty-gritty of this very article.
Male Lion Names
Here is a list of names for male lions
Female Lion Names
Here is a list of names for female lions
Unique Lion Names
The names below were termed unique because these are names from powerful characters.
Famous Lion Names
Below is a list of names inspired by characters in cartoons, movies, and TV series.
- Simba – The Lion King
- Alex – Madagascar(Domesticated Lion)
- Kimba – Kimba the White Lion
- Mufasa – The Lion King
- Cecil – Hwange National Park Zimbabwe
- Martin – Wild Kratts
- Socrates – Animals United
- Lambert – Lambert the Sheepish Lion
- Elsa – Born Free Movie
- Reginald – Cartoon Series 64 Zoo Lane
- Montana Jones – Italian-Japanese Comedy Series
- Leo the Lion – The Lion that roars on MGM movie logos.
- Parsley – The Herbs
- Makunga – Madagascar: Escape to Africa
- Bester – Kateikyoushi Hitman Reborn
- Christian – Lion cub bought and raised by two Australian Travelers
- Gold – Majuu Sensen: The Apocalypse
- Gregory – My Gym Partner’s a Monkey
- Aslan – The King of the Wood in Narnia
- Fred – Super Chicken
- Chris – Wild Kratts
African Lion Names
Below is a list of names from the African region and the meaning of some of them.
- Tau – Lion in Sotho and Tswana
- Lencho – Lion in Oromo
- Zahara – Means (shine or flower in Swahili)
- Izem – Lion in Tamazight
Swahili Lion Names
Here is a list of names and meanings in the Swahili language that you could give a lion.
- Tindo – Means Active
- Duma – Means Lightning
- Bheka – Means To Watch
- Kuume – Means Friend
- Simba – Means Lion
- Djembe – Means West African Drum
- Amar – Means Long Life
- Akeen – Means Brave
- Leki – Means Little Brother
- Kanzi – Means Treasure
- Olee – Means Happy Moment
- Rufaro – Means Joy
Cool Lion Names
Here is a list of some cool lion name ideas.
Lion Names Inspired by “The Lion King”
Growing up, Lion King was by far my most favorite movie. I could watch it multiple times in a day without getting tired. The prestigious film inspired the names below.
- Mufasa – Simba’s Father
- Sarafina – Nala’s mother
- Kovu – Zira’s Child
- Scar – Simba’s Mischievous Uncle
- Zira – Mother of Kovu, Nuka, and Vitani
- Simba – Star of the Lion King
- Nala – Simba’s Best Friend who was instrumental to his return.
- Sarabi – Simba’s Mother
- Kiara – Princess of the Pridelands
- Nuka – Zira’s Child
Japanese Lion Names
Here are some names in the Japanese language that you could name a lion and their meanings.
- Asami – Means Morning Beauty
- Aki – Means Spring
- Sora – Means Sky
- Momo – Means Peach
- Kimi – Means Noble
- Akira – Means Intelligent
- Ryuu – Means Dragon
- Yuki – Means Good Fortune
- Yuri – Means Lily
- Haru – Means Sunlight
- Adzuki – Means Red Bean
- Masumi – Means Clarity
- Nori – Seaweed
- Amaya – Means Night Rain
Boy Lion Names
Here is a list of boy lion names you could derive ideas from.
Girl Lion Names
Here is a list of girl lion names you could derive ideas from.
Disney Lion Names
Here is a list of Disney lion names you could pick from.
- King Richard
- King Arthur
- Goliath the Lion
- Prince John
Mountain Lion Names
Below is a list of mountain lion names.
Best Lion Names
Here is a list of best lion names to give you more insight while picking a proper name for a lion.
White Lion Names
The white lion is a rare color mutation of the lion, specifically found in Southern Africa. Here are some name ideas for white lions
Good Lion Names
Are you looking for good lion names? Here is a list of some of them.
Cute Lion Names
Were you looking for cute lion names? Here is a list of some of them.
Baby Lion Names
These are names that you could give a baby lion.
Names That Mean Lion
Here is a list of names that could mean Lion.
Fun Facts About Lions
- Lions can live about 15 years in the wild but 25-30 years when held captive.
- Female lions do the majority of the hunting while the male counterpart protects the cubs.
- Lions can sleep for 20 hours a day.
- A group of lions is referred to as a pride which usually consists of 15 or more lions.
- Lions stick together in the wild and thrive better in a group(they are pack animals)
What is a good name for a lion?
There are many good names for lions which I have listed some of the names above for your perusal.
What is the name of a baby lion?
A baby Lion is called a Cub.
What are some famous lions?
I have listed some famous lions above Inspired by Cartoons and Movie series.
What is the Greek name for a lion?
The Greek name for Lion is Leon.
What is the female name for Tiger?
The female name for Tiger is Tigress.
As fearful and intimidating Lions might seem, you will agree with me that they are a beauty to behold from afar.
So if you like lions like me, then giving them a proper name won’t be much of a challenge from now with those aforementioned name ideas.
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